How to get your foot in the door in the cybersecurity industry | Lisel Newton, Senior Director | Risk and Compliance

CISO insiders

Nov 7 2022 • 42 mins

In this episode of CISO Insiders, we welcome Lisel Newton, Senior Director, Information Security, Risk and Compliance at Gossamer Bio, for an exciting and eye-level conversation about her journey into cybersecurity, advice for young cybersecurity professionals just starting out, and how the industry will evolve in 2022 and beyond.

⏱️👇 Timestamps

00.00 Podcast trailer

00.35 Guest Introduction and professional journey

02:38 Icebreaker

04:30 One thing I wish I knew before I started journey into Cybersecurity

06:30 Biggest failure and the learning that came with it.

08:44 Tips on how to priorities your tasks and projects

09:30 Biggest accomplishment

10:05 Starting off career in cybersec advice on getting started

14:04 Thoughts on IT and infosec partnership & functions

16:18 What helped you the most in building your cybersecurity career

18:20 Debunking one common myth about the cybersecurity

20:00 On the role & responsibilities of the CISO

24:22 What sort of skillsets that CISOs now a days should have.

27:35 How would the role of CISO would look like in future

32:47 Change in cybersecurity budget planning post covid

33:59 What is innovation in cybersecurity?

35:30 Some great tips or vendors.

37:34 Influencers that you look up to

39:50 If money was not a question, what would you do?

40:56 Final advice on asking for help & mentorship.

Connect with Ben Ben-Aderet: https://www.linkedin.com/in/benbenaderet/

Connect with Lisel Newton: https://www.linkedin.com/in/liselnewton/

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